- Log in as root to the ESX host with an SSH client.
- Open the /etc/vmware/config file in a text editor.
- Add these lines to the configuration file:
vmauthd.logEnabled = “TRUE”
vmauthd.logInfo = “TRUE”
log.vmauthdFileName = “/var/log/vmware/vmauthd.log”
- Restart the vmkauthd service using the command:
service vmware-vmkauthd restart